Pakistan Factory Act

Only available on StudyMode
  • Topic: Inspector, Factory Acts, Factory
  • Pages : 46 (17924 words )
  • Download(s) : 103
  • Published : November 5, 2012
Open Document
Text Preview
|[pic] |

PAKISTAN
THE FACTORIES ACT, 1934
as amended to 1997
[pic]
CHAPTER I - Preliminary
• 1. Short title, extent and commencement.
• 2. Definitions.
• 3. References to time of day.
• 4. Seasonal factories.
• 5. Power to apply provisions applicable to factories to certain other places. • 6. Power to declare departments to be separate factories. • 7. Power to exempt on a change in the factory.

• 7-A. Exemption from certain provisions of the Act.
• 8. Power to exempt during public emergency.
• 9. Notice to Inspector before commencement of work.
CHAPTER II - The Inspecting Staff
• 10. Inspectors.
• 11. Powers of Inspector.
• 12. Certifying Surgeons.
CHAPTER III - Health and Safety
• 13. Cleanliness.
• 14. Disposal of wastes and effluents.
• 15. Ventilation and temperature.
• 16. Dust and fume.
• 17. Artificial humidification.
• 18 Overcrowding.
• 19. Lighting.
• 20. Drinking water.
• 21. Latrines and urinals.
• 22. Spittoons.
• 23. Precautions against contagious or infectious disease. • 23-A. Compulsory vaccination and inocculation.
• 24. Power to make rules for the provision of canteens. • 24-A. Welfare officer.
• 25. Precautions in case of fire.
• 26. Fencing of machinery.
• 27. Work on or near machinery in motion.
• 28. Employment of young persons on dangerous machines. • 29. Striking gear and devices for cutting off power. • 30. Self-acting machines.
• 31. Casing of new machinery.
• 32. Prohibition of employment of women and children near cotton openers. • 33. Cranes and other lifting machinery.
• 33-A. Hoists and lifts.
• 33-B. Revolving machinery.
• 33-C. Pressure plant.
• 33-D. Floors, stairs and means of access.
• 33-E. Pits, sumps, opening in floors, etc.
• 33-F. Excessive weights.
• 33-G. Protection of eyes.
• 33-H. Power to require specifications of defective parts or tests of stability. • 33-I. Safety of building, machinery and manufacturing process. • 33-J. Power to make rules to supplement this Chapter. • 33-K. Precautions against dangerous fumes.

• 33-L. Explosive or inflammable dust, gas, etc.
• 33.M. Power to exclude children.
• 33-N. Notice of certain accidents.
• 33-P. Appeals.
• 33-Q. Additional power to make health and safety rules relating to shelters during rest. CHAPTER IV - Restrictions on Working Hours of Adults
• 34. Weekly hours.
• 35. Weekly holiday.
• 35-A. Compensatory holidays.
• 36. Daily hours.
• 37. Intervals for rest.
• 38. Spread over.
• 39. Notice of periods for work for adults and preparation thereof. • 40. Copy of notice of periods for work to Inspector. • 41. Register of adult workers.
• 42. Hours of work to correspond with notice under section 39 and register under section 41. • 43. Power to make rules exempting from restrictions. • 44. Power to make orders exempting from restrictions. • 45. Further restrictions on the employment of women. • 46. Special provision for night shifts.

• 47. Extra pay for overtime.
• 47-A. Obligation to work overtime.
• 48. Restriction on double employment.
• 49. Control of overlapping shifts.
CHAPTER IV-A - Holidays with pay
• 49-A. Application of Chapter.
• 49-B. Annual holidays.
• 49-C. Pay during annual holidays.
• 49-D. Payment when to be made.
• 49-E. Power of Inspector to act for worker.
• 49-F. Power to make rules.
• 49-G. Exemption of factories from provisions of this Chapter. • 49-H. Casual leave and sick leave.
• 49-I. Festival holidays.
CHAPTER V - Special Provisions for Adolescents and Children
• 50. Prohibition of employment of young...
tracking img